Mooney CFIs

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Philip Abrams, Tucson, AZ. 4,850 + instruction. 1,925+ in all Mooneys except the Mite. Phil is a retired DPE and owns a M20J that can be used for training. He can fly to you for accelerated and transition training. 424-235-0683.

Web Site: https://accelerated-ifr.com/index.html Email: philphil_99@yahoo.com

 

Dom Andreoli (CFI-I,MEI,CFIG,AGI,MCFI,SES ATP).  7500+, FAAST team representative. 135 instructor, previous Part 141 Chief Flight Instructor & Part 141 Check Instructor. Will travel. Based in Albany, NY & Naples, FL. Email: flywu@aol.com  Phone 239-641-5427

 

Brian Elbert. Portsmouth, New Hampshire and greater New England area.  Over 900 hours in M20C through M20F. Former ATC Specialist with Tower and Radar experience.  I hold a DC FRZ pin and can advise on flying in most US SFRAs from New York to Arizona. Happy to perform flight reviews, proficiency training, transition training, complex endorsement and ferry flights with training enroute. Will travel. Email:belbert@metrocast.net; Call or text (603) 731-9504.

 

James Fulginiti. (CFI/CFII, SEI, MEI, ATP), San Francisco Bay Area. Retired Marine Corps pilot with 20+ years experience. M20K 252 owner. Flight instruction, Mooney transition training, Complex and High Performance endorsements, Instrument training, IPC, Flight Review, general proficiency, and ferry flights. Will travel, that's why we fly Mooney's! Email: rushmoreaviationllc@gmail.com Call/text: (925) 378-5055

 

Radu Georgescu. I am a CFI/II with over 650 hours in Model C.  I am based in Bowman Field, Louisville, KY (KLOU). I occasionally travel to Los Angeles. I can travel, do checkouts as well as ferry flights. 310-989-4809. Email: 660radu@gmail.com

 

Ronald Jarmon, Panama City, FL. (850) 251-4181. Email: IAELLC@gmail.com. Total: over 7000. WILL TRAVEL!  Will accompany customer out of Country, ferry flights, mountain flying, avionics training, Garmin Products. Total: over 7000
Web Site: IslandAirExpress.com.

 

Brian Lloyd, Kestrel Airpark (1T7), San Antonio, TX area. 210-802-8FLY. Email: Brian@Lloyd.aero.  WILL TRAVEL!  Owner: M20K/231; Non-Mooney :-) specialist in spin training, upset recovery training, basic aerobatics formation training, tail wheel transition. Total: 12,000; Mooney: 1,500.

 

Kyle Ludwick, Kansas City, MO area, Mooney owner with experience in short, medium, and long-body Mooneys.  Happy to travel outside of the Kansas City area to do checkouts, recurrent training, BFRs, or any other training desired.  765-702-6442 or ludwickk1@gmail.com

 

John Pallante, Atlantic City, NJ and Naples, Fl. 856-816-7800, Mooney111JP@hotmail.com. CFI, CFII, AGI.  7,000 total time and 4,000 Mooney time.  Past President of Mooney Safety Foundation, and current PPP Instructor. I have flown in every model except the Mite and Ultra. IPC, BFR, and general “tune-ups” are my specialty. I will fly to you in my M20J 205.

 

Marvin Toepfer (FAA and EASA ATP, CFI, CFII). Regional Airline and Corporate Pilot helping out new owners with the transition into their Mooney’s. Additional services include ferrying, mountain flight training, high altitude ops including operation and use of turbo charged Mooney’s. 1000+ hours of instruction given. Experience in C, E, F, K, G, and Ovation models. Flexible schedule and reasonable pricing. I do not charge to airline out to your base or aircraft for services. 

Email: mtopfer2013@my.fit.edu Cell: 321-210-8937 

 

Matthew Wetzel, Fredericksburg, TX. beechit@hotmail.com

Mooney owner, M20R, 13,515 TT, Specializing in Long Body transitions to include Part 61 IPC, High Performance, Flight Review Endorsements. 

ATP AMEL, COM ASEL, ASES, CFI AME, ASE, Instrument 2553180CFI.  A-320, B-777, BE-40, EMB-145, GV, HS-125, MU-300, Mooney Caravan Formation Instructor. BASED Gillespie County Airport (T82). Will Travel. 

 

John Wilson, CFI,  Placerville, CA (KPVF). I can travel locally.  I own a Mooney 231 and previously owned a Mooney 20C.  I have experience in M20C/E/F/J/K/S.
916-505-2240     jrwilson@sacsheriff.com

 

William Wobbe, Leesburg, VA. Email: william.wobbe@gmail.com, (713) 249-7351.  ATP, SES, SEL, MEL, MES, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI, ADX.  Time in M20B through M20TN models and very familiar with Garmin G-1000, GTN750/650, and G530/430 avionics.  2300+ dual given in Private through ATP training.  MAPA PPP instructor and lots of experience in cross country all weather flying including TKS Known Icing Systems.  Flight Service Station Specialist and familiar with iPad weather planning apps such as ForeFlight.  I hold a Washington D.C. FRZ Pin and can answer questions on the Washington D.C. SFRA and ICAO Flight Plans. Will Travel.

Patrick Remy. Montreal area, Quebec, Canada - North of the border! 2,000 hours total experience, 1,225 hours on a Mooney M20J – 1985. IFR instructor. Email : patrem007@hotmail.com  Phone: 514-217-8004

Philip Abrams, Tucson, AZ. 4,850 + instruction. 1,925+ in all Mooneys except the Mite. Phil is a retired DPE and owns a M20J that can be used for training. He can fly to you for accelerated and transition training. 424-235-0683.

Web Site: https://accelerated-ifr.com/index.html Email: philphil_99@yahoo.com

 

Bryan Baker – CFI, Phoenix. 970-227-3417. Bryan@air-craft.us Training and services offered: Private, Commercial, Insurance checkouts, Flight Reviews, Wings credits, HP / Complex endorsement, Mountain training, and Ferry flights.

 

Jerry Proctor (CFI, CFII), Sierra Vista /Ft Huachuca KFHU. MAPA SF member/instructor. I have owned an M20K and M20M. I now own an Acclaim (TN). Flight Reviews, IPCs, and proficiency. Email:  jprocmooney@gmail.com

 

Ken Reed (CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP), Tucson. Email: klrdmd@gmail.com 520-370-3693 
Has owned an M20C, M20F, M20K & M20M. Over 1,000 hours in Mooneys. Will Train In Your Mooney.

 

Boris Vasilev (CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI), Phoenix Area. 
602-791-9637, Email: freedomflightservice@gmail.com.Time in M20C through M20R models. MAPA Safety Foundation instructor. Private commercial and instrument training, BFR's, IPC's, & FAAWings. http://freedomflightservice.com/

 

Todd Underwood (MCFI, DPE, PPE), Phoenix and Prescott. 623-202-6910 & 928-443-0862. MAPA Pilot Proficiency Instructor. 6,500 hours instructing. 550 in Mooneys. Web: http://www.mooneyevents.com/underwood.html Email: toddmunderwood@me.com.

 

Aaron Walker (CFI), Phoenix Area with M20K (231) time. aaronwwalker@gmail.com 602-740-7876

AR

Gary Bittle. Bald Knob, AR (M74). Email: GaryBittle@sbcglobal.net 501-281-1218. Because of my job, I do not check my email daily. So, if you cantact me, please be patient.

 

Tom Myers, Hot Springs. Tom has owned a 1965 "E" model, & currently owns a 1978 "J". He is a professional aviator & a CFII with18,400 total time, CFII, MEI, ATP. He has 2,500 Instructor hours;  2000 in Mooneys. Proficient in all popular Avionics & Instrumentation, steam and glass. Tom has over 30 years Airline Captain experience, & is currently the Chief Pilot & FAA check airman for a 135 Air Ambulance operation. He flies his Mooney into high density airspace weekly. Tom can provide flight instruction (Private through ATP), IPC, BFR, & insurance check outs in all Mooney models. 120 S. Lakeland Pt., Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-655-1385.

CA

Geoff LeeSan Martin, CA, (E16). Email: 69050@comcast.net. 9,000+. Instructing since 1969.

 

James Fulginiti, (CFI/CFII, SEI, MEI, ATP), San Francisco Bay Area. Retired Marine Corps pilot with 20+ years experience. M20K 252 owner. Flight instruction, Mooney transition training, Complex and High Performance endorsements, Instrument training, IPC, Flight Review, general proficiency, and ferry flights. Will travel, that's why we fly Mooney's! Email: rushmoreaviationllc@gmail.com Call/text: (925) 378-5055

 

Mike JeschFullerton, CA. (714) 588-9346 (e-mail best), Email: mcjesch@gmail.com. Total: 20,000. Instruction: 1500, FAASTeam Lead Representative, Specialties: Airspace, Garmin GNS 430/530, GTN 650/750, Avidyne IFD, Proficiency flying; Wings Program, VP Pilot's Asso. Master CFI for ASME, IA.

 

Paul KortopatesSan Diego Area. (619) 560-8980, Email: Kortopates@hotmail.com. Past MAPA PPP Instructor; Transition Training & Instrument specialist, Owner: M20K/252/Encore. Over 2700 Mooney hrs. and 1800 hrs. dual given in M20C, E, F, J, K, M, S/R, TN/V; Factory Trained Acclaim instructor, A&P/IA with Savvy Aviation, FAASTeam Lead Rep, and an Aviation College Instructor.

 

Don Kaye (Master CFI) Santa Clara, CA. (408)-249-7626, Websites: www.DonKaye.com . (Click on Flight Instruction for contact information). http://www.mooneyevents.com/kaye.html Master CFI. PPP Instructor, MAPA, 8 years; Owner: M20M. Total: 11,265; Mooney: 9,440; Instruction: 6,200.

 

Brian Mills, Paso Robles (KPRB). 215-740-7033. Email: bmillsp3fe@gmail.com. CFI/CFII. M20F owner.

 

Rod von ContaOakland. CA. (510) 541-7283, Email: Rodrigo@vonairventures.com . Over 8,000 hrs. CFII & Gold Seal; Garmin (incl G1000) training. Ferry flights (experience in Central & South Amer) and Transition training. Owner: See: Sets record in a Mooney.

 

John Wilson, CFI,  Placerville, CA (KPVF). I can travel locally.  I own a Mooney 231 and previously owned a Mooney 20C.  I have experience in M20C/E/F/J/K/S.
916-505-2240     jrwilson@sacsheriff.com

 

CO

Charles E. "Chuck" Dickinson, Denver Area (KAPA), (CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, LR-JET). Call or text 303-995-8659. Retired FAA Denver Tower, Centennial Tower, and Denver TRACON air traffic controller. Extensive Part 135 and mountain flying experience. I own both an M20J and M20K. Aircraft checkouts, flight reviews, mountain training, complex and high performance checkouts.

 

Chad Grondahl (CFI, CFII, MEI & ATP), Colorado Springs (KCOS). (303) 242-4961. Email:  fly9209h@gmail.com.
Mooney owner (M20F) and FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor specializing in transition and proficiency training, mountain flying, flight reviews, IPCs, turbocharged aircraft checkouts, ferry flights, and air-to-air photography of your Mooney. Experience: 4,500 hrs TT - 1,800 hrs Dual Given - 750 hrs in Mooneys (most models). 

 

Ben Kaufman, Fort Collins. (KFNL). (CFI/CFII) – (801) 319-3218 -Email: bkaufman.mba@gmail.com.

Jim Rogers, Denver. 12000+ hours TT flown most of those hours were in Mooneys. I own a 231 M20K. Gold Seal, CFI, II, MEI, ATP. 900+ instructing. 303-921-6937. Email: rogejame@hotmail.com .

CT

Winslow Bud Johnson. Email: smgemail@aol.com, 203-348-2356. Bud specializes in teaching in the M20K and has logged more than 1,500 hours in that aircraft. MAPA Safety Foundation Instructor.

 

Rob Takacs, Oxford, CT. Cell: 912-575-0440. Email: flightenhancements@yahoo.com Web: flightenhancements.com CFII, A&P/IA. Available for BFRs, IPCs and consultation. 1,500+ hours in Mooney.

FL

Bill Alcorn, Jacksonville, Florida.  (904) 501-1778.  email:  bill.alcorn@aeropro-aviation.com.  Based at Herlong Airport (KHEG).  Website:  www.aeropro-aviation.com.  ATP/CFI/CFII/MEI.  Garmin 430/530/G1000.  Owns M20C.

 

Dom Andreoli (CFI-I,MEI,CFIG,AGI,MCFI,SES ATP).  7500+, FAAST team representative. 135 instructor, previous Part 141 Chief Flight Instructor & Part 141 Check Instructor. Will travel. Based in Albany NY & Naples  Florida. Email: flywu@aol.com  Phone 239-641-5427

 

Steven Bonak, CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, Punta Gorda (PGD). I have 8,800 hrs total time; hundreds in Mooney’s. I do primary and instrument. steven.bonak@yahoo.com 530-903-9100

 

Mike Elliott, Tarpon Springs. Mooney Pros, Inc. CEO. Mooney Master Instructor. Mooney International new Ultra transition trainer. . 317-371-4164. Email: mike@aviating.com. Quality instrument & commercial instruction, transition training, ownership assistance, plane ferrying. Mooney: 2,400; Instruction: 1,300.

 

Ronald JarmonPanama City. (850) 251-4181. Email: IAELLC@gmail.com. Total: over 7000. WILL TRAVEL!  Will accompany customer out of Country, ferry flights, mountain flying, avionics training, Garmin Products. Total: over 7000
Web Site: IslandAirExpress.com.

 

Leonard van Linschoten, Venice area. 9,000 + total hours. 4,000 instructing in Mooneys. 941-928-7905. I have my own M20J. MAPA Pilot Proficiency Program Instructor. Email:leonard_van_linschoten@hotmail.com or leonard@sarasotaavionics.com  Website:www.flyingdutchman.services

Robert McGuireHawthorne. (203) 645-2222, (Dec – Feb) Email: rmcguire007@hotmail.com MAPA Safety Foundation Instructor; founding partner, Aero Advocates Aviation Consultant. Total: 6,500; Mooney: 5,000

Peter Mercurio, West Palm Beach / Stuart area. (352) 642-5579

 

Frank Mayer. Emal: Aviateflightservices@gmail.com I work in Georgia and live in North East Florida—Fernandina Beach.
I am 1000+ hour commercial single and multi engine; CFI-I with experience in the Mooney C, E, F, and J models. Former owner of 76F model—used for my CFI initial and future owner of 83J. Highly skilled with GNS430-530-G1000’s, STEC APs, through the newest Garmin TXI avionics glass panel solutions and GFC autopilots.  Available for ferry flights, instruction, IPCs and Flight Reviews.

 

Jack Napoli, Punta Gorda. TT 6,000 hrs & Mooney time 3,000, Email: jacknapoli12@gmail.com , 631-806-4436. He has been flying since 1965 (before he owned a car) & has over 7,000 hours of total flying time including 3,500+ hours in Mooneys. He currently owns a M20K-231.

 

John Pallante, Atlantic City, NJ and Naples, Fl. 856-816-7800, Mooney111JP@hotmail.com. CFI, CFII, AGI.  7,000 total time and 4,000 Mooney time. Past President of Mooney Safety Foundation, and current PPP Instructor. I have flown in every model except the Mite and Ultra. IPC, BFR, and general “tune-ups” are my specialty. I will fly to you in my M20J 205.

 

Marvin Toepfer (FAA and EASA ATP, CFI, CFII). Regional Airline and Corporate Pilot helping out new owners with the transition into their Mooney’s. Additional services include ferrying, mountain flight training, high altitude ops including operation and use of turbo charged Mooney’s. 1000+ hours of instruction given. Experience in C, E, F, K, G, and Ovation models. Flexible schedule and reasonable pricing. I do not charge to airline out to your base or aircraft for services. 

Email: mtopfer2013@my.fit.edu Cell: 321-210-8937 

 

GA

Frank Mayer. Emal: Aviateflightservices@gmail.com I work in Georgia and live in North East Florida—Fernandina Beach.
I am 1000+ hour commercial single and multi engine; CFI-I with experience in the Mooney C, E, F, and J models. Former owner of 76F model—used for my CFI initial and future owner of 83J. Highly skilled with GNS430-530-G1000’s, STEC APs, through the newest Garmin TXI avionics glass panel solutions and GFC autopilots.  Available for ferry flights, instruction, IPCs and Flight Reviews.

 

Jim StevensAtlanta. USAF, Col, (ret), CFII. 404-277-4123. Instrument, commercial, IPC, BFR, transition training, ferry flights. 20 year owner of 1968 M20F. Total: over 6000; Instruction:1500.

IN

Jeff Schnabel,  (OH, IN, KY), based at Cincinnati Municipal Airport-Lunken Field (KLUK), Cincinnati, Ohio.  CFII, MEI, ATP, A&P.   5,000+ hrs exp. Owned a 201 for 18 years, currently flying Mooney Ovation, Bravo, 201 and 231 types. Over 2,000 hrs flying Mooneys.  Very experienced flying as well as  maintaining these birds.  And yes, I am a Mooniac. Email: schnabel79@gmail.com,  ph (513) 484-0604.

LA

Richard Baize, Cedar Rapids. More than 5,500 instructing. Over 2,500 in Mooneys. MAPA Pilot Proficiency Program Instructor. 623-252-1506. Email: richard.baize@gmail.com Website: http://www.mooneyevents.com/Baize.html

KS

Kyle Ludwick, Kansas City area, Mooney owner with experience in short, medium, and long-body Mooneys.  Happy to travel outside of the Kansas City area to do checkouts, recurrent training, BFRs, or any other training desired.  765-702-6442 or ludwickk1@gmail.com

 

John R. Schmidt, Fort Leavenworth and the Kansas City area. (COL, USAF, Retired). Instrument and commercial instruction, transition training, BFR. (913) 221-4937. Email: jspropilot@att.net.  

KY

Radu Georgescu. I am a CFI/II with over 650 hours in Model C.  I am based in Bowman Field, Louisville (KLOU). I occasionally travel to Los Angeles. I can travel, do checkouts as well as ferry flights. 310-989-4809. Email: 660radu@gmail.com

 

Jeff Schnabel,  (OH, IN, KY), based at Cincinnati Municipal Airport-Lunken Field (KLUK), Cincinnati, Ohio.  CFII, MEI, ATP, A&P.   5,000+ hrs exp. Owned a 201 for 18 years, currently flying Mooney Ovation, Bravo, 201 and 231 types. Over 2,000 hrs flying Mooneys.  Very experienced flying as well as  maintaining these birds.  And yes, I am a Mooniac. Email: schnabel79@gmail.com,  ph (513) 484-0604.

Jerry Hinshaw, Baltimore Area.  (707) 280-0380, Email jerryh47@gmail.com.  Owner of C, E, R models, 1,500 hours in Mooneys. 3,000 TT  CFI CFII AGI

 

Philip Shapiro, Washington DC Area. Email: PSHAP31@GMAIL.COM . Phone: (818) 577-5805. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-shapiro-595a63121/   
Hours: 3300 TT, 700 IP.
Qualifications: Mooney Owner (M20C), CFI/CFII, MEI, ATP, Air Force Evaluator Pilot (C-130J/U-2), USAF Advanced Instrument School, Air Force Instrument Refresher Course Instructor, Air Force Safety Investigation Board President’s Course, Washington DC SFRA Pin holder

MA

Ralph Semb. Email: ralph@bowling4fun.com, (413) 221-7535. I own and fly a Mooney Eagle, M20S.

 

M. Fatih (Frank) Yilmaz, FAA CFI.  '67 M20E owner with Mountain Flying and cross-country experience. Available for insurance transition, flight reviews and potentially, ferry flights to/from Michigan. 333mfy@gmail.com, 248-790-1710.

MN

Joe Allen, Minneapolis. Email: jp.allen926@gmail.com, (612) 636-5216. I own and fly a M20J and am able to provide BFRs and Mooney Instruction.

Matt Person, Lincoln, Nebraska. Former Army and Navy Aviator. ATP, Helo COMM, CFI-I. 4500 TT. KLNK based Mooney 201. Email: mattperson@hotmail.com

NV

Bill Custer, Reno. 1,100 hours instructing. 200 in Mooneys. (775) 410-8000. Email: BC@billcuster.com

NH

Steven Brown, Nashua. I hold an ATP ME license with commercial privileges for SEL and SES.  I hold instructor certificates for SE, ME and Instruments and a ground instructor certificate.  Total time is 6,000 +, Mooney time is 3,500 + and Mooney instruction time is 500.  Office Tel:  603-888-6690, Cell:  603-930-6690.  I am a part time instructor for National Flight Simulator.  I have owned a Mooney M20C and currently own a M20J. Email: stevebrown@earthlink.net

 

Brian Elbert. Portsmouth, New Hampshire and greater New England area.  Over 900 hours in M20C through M20F. Former ATC Specialist with Tower and Radar experience.  I hold a DC FRZ pin and can advise on flying in most US SFRAs from New York to Arizona. Happy to perform flight reviews, proficiency training, transition training, complex endorsement and ferry flights with training enroute. Will travel. Email:belbert@metrocast.net; Call or text (603) 731-9504.

NJ

Parvez Dara. Email: daraparvez@gmail.com, 732-240-4004. ATP, MCFI SEL/MEL with an advanced ground Instructor rating. Parvez has owned a Mooney M20J and a Mooney M20M (Bravo).

 

John Pallante, Atlantic City, NJ and Naples, Fl. 856-816-7800, Mooney111JP@hotmail.com. CFI, CFII, AGI.  7,000 total time and 4,000 Mooney time. Past President of Mooney Safety Foundation, and current PPP Instructor. I have flown in every model except the Mite and Ultra. IPC, BFR, and general “tune-ups” are my specialty. I will fly to you in my M20J 205.

NY

Dom Andreoli (CFI-I,MEI,CFIG,AGI,MCFI,SES ATP).  7500+, FAAST team representative. 135 instructor, previous Part 141 Chief Flight Instructor & Part 141 Check Instructor. Will travel. Based in Albany NY & Naples  Florida. Email: flywu@aol.com  Phone 239-641-5427

 

Larry Collinson, (CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP), Long Island/NY  Metro area, (516) 432-2742. Mooney Owner & Operator since 1999, Over 4,000 hrs of Instruction given. Thousands of hours in Mooneys! Email: lcollinso@aol.com

 

Jack Napoli, Long Island. TT 6,000 hrs & Mooney time 3,000. Email: jacknapoli12@gmail.com , 631-806-4436. He has been flying since 1965 (before he owned a car) and has over 7,000 hours of total flying time including 3,500+ hours in Mooneys. He currently owns a M20K-231.

Ren Babcock Jr.  CFI/CFII. Based in Raleigh. Available for initial and recurrent instruction, insurance checkouts and ferrying aircraft. I am an instructor at a large flying club with 350+ members and regularly do checkouts and recurrent training in our J models. Experience with vintage Mooneys as well. References available on request. renbabcockjr@gmail.com  (919) 815-4891

 

Andrew L. Holbrook. CFII, MEI, located near Wilmington. High performance, Complex and Tailwheel.  I have over 100 hours as an instrument instructor/check pilot in an M20J.  I recently helped a lovely couple become proficient in their Mooney.  I have over 700 hours instructing in singles, twins and tailwheel and have over 2,400 total hours.  I am based at Stag Air Park, Burgaw (7NC1) and instruct at Wilmington International (KILM). Email: Andrew.holbrook@ge.com 910-232-8019.

 

Mark Kolber. Raleigh, NC. Experience with M20C, M20J, M20R. Email: mark@midlifeflight.com 303-877-4492.

 

Sam Lindsay, CFI / CFII, Western N.C. Mountains, Asheville area, (941) 209-2322. Owner of Corsair Flight Training, all levels of flight instruction from a former airline pilot, Mooney owner, with 5000 hours of flight experience and several thousand hours of Mooney time in all models.  Instruction, transition, ferrying, advanced technology instruction, and more.  EMail:  LRN2FLY@gmail.com

 

Jim Rhoades-Baldwin, Charlotte, NC, based in KIPJ.  (704 787 6130). Jim is a Mooney owner and a CFII.  He can help with transition to your Mooney, obtain your Instrument rating, Flight Reviews, IPCs, or proficiency. Web Site: https://CenterlineAir.com Email: Jim@CenterlineAir.com

ND

Doug Bodine, Commercial Pilot/Flight Instructor, Cell 605-393-7112. Email: mei.cfii@gmail.com  I am a retired USAF pilot, now working as a commercial contract pilot, so various model experience from WWII Warbirds through heavies. I have been flying Mooneys for 12 yrs and have a 201. I have been instructing since 1994 and am at about 10,000hrs. I actively instruct in tail wheel and turbine as well. I have flown all the common Mooney modifications – missile, rocket, screaming eagle, trophy, etc. Even have time in the M22 Mustang. Total: 9800; Mooney, 1300; IP: 5600/21 years.

OH

Craig Brownlee. I am often in Wadsworth, OH (Akron area). Brownlee.craig@gmail.com 865.803.1414

 

Mike Stretanski, Deleware Municipal Airport (KDLZ), Deleware, Ohio. AGI, CFI,  Mooney Owner/Flyer, Flight Physicals, Senior AME, Test prep/Written review prep, Transition Training, G1000, HP/complex endorsements. 614-975-1003. Email:  MFSTRETANSKI@gmail.com

 

Jeff Schnabel,  (OH, IN, KY), based at Cincinnati Municipal Airport-Lunken Field (KLUK), Cincinnati, Ohio.  CFII, MEI, ATP, A&P.   5,000+ hrs exp. Owned a 201 for 18 years, currently flying Mooney Ovation, Bravo, 201 and 231 types. Over 2,000 hrs flying Mooneys.  Very experienced flying as well as  maintaining these birds.  And yes, I am a Mooniac. Email: schnabel79@gmail.com,  ph (513) 484-0604.

Austin T. WaldenTulsa. 432-788-0216. Email: AustinWalden@gmail.com.  PhD, Specializing in Models C thru J. Website: www.WaldenAviation.com

OR

Robert Cutter, Hillsboro, OR. CFI/II MEI (520) 850-2840 robert.cutter88@gmail.com

 

Andrew Rutherford, Kelso, WA. CFI, CFII, MEI. (360) 560-9688. Available for flight instruction in the Pacific Northwest. Mooney Bravo owner. Professional pilot. 1000+ hours instruction given.

 

Ray Phelan, Portland, OR. 360-346-0064, rfphelan@gmail.com

PA

Gary Banas, Allentown (7N8). 2000 instruction. 600 in Mooneys. 1500+ time in the TBM-700.  6000+ total time. 267-614-5582. Email: gb2814@hotmail.com Web: http://pa-flight-instructor.business.site/

 

Rod Thrasher, Pocono area. KMPO. CFII, MEI, ATP, 20,000 hours. 500+ hours in various Mooney models. rodt@ptd.net 570-242-5722

Doug Bodine, Commercial Pilot/Flight Instructor, Cell 605-393-7112. Email: mei.cfii@gmail.com  I am a retired USAF pilot, now working as a commercial contract pilot, so various model experience from WWII Warbirds through heavies. I have been flying Mooneys for 12 yrs and have a 201. I have been instructing since 1994 and am at about 10,000hrs. I actively instruct in tail wheel and turbine as well. I have flown all the common Mooney modifications – missile, rocket, screaming eagle, trophy, etc. Even have time in the M22 Mustang. Total: 9800; Mooney, 1300; IP: 5600/21 years.

Craig Brownlee. Based in Knoxville, TN. I am often in Wadsworth, OH (Akron area). Brownlee.craig@gmail.com 865.803.1414

 

Jim Savage ATP, Gold Seal CFII/MEI, IGI, SES in Cleveland, TN (KRZR).  10,000+ TT with 3000+ dual given.  Have time in C, F, J & K model Mooneys.  Owned an 86' J model for 5 years and have now owned a K model 252 for nearly 4 years.  Have been flying for hire for 30 years, to include 10 years of military flying, have flown everything from ultralights to USAF fighter jets and now at 49 years old, I am a full-time PIC on a Citation Latitude for a large corporate jet company with every other week off work.  Available for flight reviews, IPCs, mountain training, high performance/complex training, aircraft checkouts to meet insurance requirements and instruction required for Private thru ATP.  Email me at JimandMarisa@yahoo.com or text 740-727-0405. 

TX

Doug BodineMidland. Commercial Pilot/Flight Instructor, Cell 605 393-7112. Email:mei.cfii@gmail.com  I am a retired USAF pilot, now working as a commercial contract pilot, so various model experience from WWII Warbirds through heavies. I have been flying Mooneys for 12 yrs and have a 201. I have been instructing since 1994 and am at about 10,000hrs. I actively instruct in tail wheel and turbine as well. I have flown all the common Mooney modifications – missile, rocket, screaming eagle, trophy, etc. Even have time in the M22 Mustang. Total: 9800; Mooney, 1300; IP: 5600/21 years.

 

Bob CabeSan Antonio. Cell: (210) 289-5375, Home: (210) 493-7223 Email: bob_cabe@hotmail.com. Total:5000; Instruction:2000+. Pilot since 1965. Served as an instructor providing transition training for people purchasing new Ovations & Acclaims. Total:5000; Instruction:2000+

 

Alejandro Cantarini. Based at Jack Brooks Regional Airport, Beaumont/Port Arthur (KBPT). Cell: 239-243-6167. Email: alejandrocantarini@gmail.com . I own a bravo, 2,000+ hrs CFI, corporate pilot. 300 hrs + on long body Mooney’s; few 100 on other models.

 

Colby Colter. Fort Worth. I am a current & qualified 757/767 FO at United, and former USAF C-17 Aircraft Commander and T-6 IP, but my favorite airplane to fly is my 2005 Mooney Ovation 2. I have had it for nearly 2 years and have about 150 hrs in it. 512.698.9449. colby.colter@gmail.com

 

Mike Headrick (CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP) Based at KGKY Arlington TX. I currently own a M20J. I Will train in your Mooney. 730 hours in Mooneys, 1500 hours instruction given, 10,000 TT.
Email Cptcloud@aol.com 817-807-0645.

 

Mark Johnson, Houston area. Email: mjohnsonf16@hotmail.com. 832-773-4409. Mark is a corporate pilot in the Houston, TX area flying a Citation 501 and a King Air 350.  He also has flown F-16s and F-117s in the Air Force and currently is a T-38 Flight Instructor at Sheppard AFB as a Reservist in the USAFR.  Owns an '81 M20J 201. 5800 total hours, 2200 military and 1500 hours of it in Mooney aircraft.


Jerry Johnson, Ft Worth area. Email: mooney9281V@hotmail.com. 817-454-2426. Commercial, SEL/MEL CFII, Glider, Typed in C-500's. Member MAPA Safety Foundation. Owned Mooneys for over 30 years. Total: 14,000 +; Mooney: 6,000.

 

Brian Lloyd, Kestrel Airpark (1T7), San Antonio area. 210-802-8FLY. Email: Brian@Lloyd.aero.  WILL TRAVEL!  Owner: M20K/231; Non-Mooney :-) specialist in spin training, upset recovery training, basic aerobatics formation training, tail wheel transition. Total: 12,000; Mooney: 1,500.

 

David McGee (CFI, MEI), San Antonio, Texas . Phone: 210-313-5806, Email: dmcgee2023@gmail.com
Total: 22,000+, Mooney: 8500, CFI: 6500. Professional Pilot since 1975 with over 22,000 total time, having 6500 as CFI, primarily in Mooneys.  22 years experience as pilot, CFI and salesman with All American Aircraft.  1 year at Mooney Factory as Flight Operations Manager.

Providing flight instruction to include insurance checkouts, ferry flights, transitional and proficiency flight instruction.

 

Carl Sharon, Houston. 800 instruction. 1,500 in Mooneys. Specializing in Models C thru J.   Mooney transition training. 281-799-8487. Email: cficarl@texasits.com

 

Austin T. WaldenLubbock & Abilene. 432-788-0216. Email: AustinWalden@gmail.com.  PhD, Specializing in Models C thru J. Website: www.WaldenAviation.com

 

Matthew Wetzel, Fredericksburg. beechit@hotmail.com

Mooney owner, M20R, 13,515 TT, Specializing in Long Body transitions to include Part 61 IPC, High Performance, Flight Review Endorsements. 

ATP AMEL, COM ASEL, ASES, CFI AME, ASE, Instrument 2553180CFI.  A-320, B-777, BE-40, EMB-145, GV, HS-125, MU-300, Mooney Caravan Formation Instructor. BASED Gillespie County Airport (T82). Will Travel. 

VA

Joseph BaileyWinchester. (540) 539-7394. Email:  b747aviator@yahoo.com. ATP MEL, Commercial, SEL, SES, Glider. CFI, CFII, MEI, CFIG. EXP in Mooneys A-J. Providing initial & transition training. Total: 7800; Mooney: 500; Instruction: 3000

 

Lee Fox, Fredericksburg, VA. (540) 226-4312. Email: LCFox767@gmail.com. Mooney Staff CFI, Mooney Safety Foundation. Retired American Airlines Check Airman. Owns a M20J 201. Total time: Over 20,000.

 

Philip Shapiro, Washington DC Area. Email: PSHAP31@GMAIL.COM . Phone: (818) 577-5805. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-shapiro-595a63121/   
Hours: 3300 TT, 700 IP.
Qualifications: Mooney Owner (M20C), CFI/CFII, MEI, ATP, Air Force Evaluator Pilot (C-130J/U-2), USAF Advanced Instrument School, Air Force Instrument Refresher Course Instructor, Air Force Safety Investigation Board President’s Course, Washington DC SFRA Pin holder

 

William Wobbe, Leesburg, VA. Email: william.wobbe@gmail.com, (713) 249-7351.  ATP, SES, SEL, MEL, MES, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI, ADX.  Time in M20B through M20TN models and very familiar with Garmin G-1000, GTN750/650, and G530/430 avionics.  2300+ dual given in Private through ATP training.  MAPA PPP instructor and lots of experience in cross country all weather flying including TKS Known Icing Systems.  Flight Service Station Specialist and familiar with iPad weather planning apps such as ForeFlight.  I hold a Washington D.C. FRZ Pin and can answer questions on the Washington D.C. SFRA and ICAO Flight Plans. Will Travel

 

Kurt Zimmerman, Blacksburg, VA, (KBCB).  CFI-II, Mooney owner with 35 years’ experience. Ground, primary, transition, instrument, commercial, IPC, flight review and TAA training. M20C through J. kzimmerm@vt.edu https://www.vetmed.vt.edu/people/bios/zimmerman.asp

WA

Ron Coleman, Walla Walla, WA. Mooney owner with 1000+ hours experience in Mooneys, (M20C, J, K and M Bravo) and instructing in other high performance aircraft. Available for instruction/proficiency checks. 509-301-1446   ron.r.coleman@gmail.com

 

Andrew Rutherford, Kelso, WA. CFI, CFII, MEI. (360) 560-9688. Available for flight instruction in the Pacific Northwest. Mooney Bravo owner. Professional pilot. 1000+ hours instruction given.

 

David Finstad, Racine, WI. CFII. Centurion Aviation Services. N9201T 1978 M20J. 262-308-3216. We keep our 1978 M20J busy and work with numerous Vintage and newer M20K owners.